The Great Outdoors
Camp stories and encounters with nature
"I went into Uncle Jake's room and opened up the dictionary, and in the middle was hidden a magazine..."
"The pay’s horrible, the benefits are worse, but I have the most gorgeous view in the entire city."
"It's hard to believe that our troop's lasted that long."
Voices from Chicago
Stories recorded at our Chicago StoryBooth
"I didn't think I would ever tell a teacher..."
Aaron and his teacher, Celeste-Davis Carr, remember when he revealed his homelessness through a recording he made for StoryCorpsU.
"What is it that people who have never been incarcerated before don’t get?"
Terry Banies met Darryl Cooke when they were college students. At StoryCorps, they talk about the bond that they built over their past experiences with incarceration.
"You came home and you brought singles, five dollar bills, and coins, and we started playing McDonald's."
As an adult, Eileen was diagnosed with a learning disability. At StoryCorps, she remembers how she overcame the challenges she faced at work.